A Brilliant Idea To Handle A Temper Tantrum

Watch the video below and see how easy and fast a temper tantrum came to an end. The idea is easy to implement even if you don’t have a...

Archive for September, 2010

A Simple Tool for Discipline

A Simple Tool for Discipline

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting, tips

I simply call this tool “the cards system”. It is a disciplinary tool that can be made at home and it doesn’t cost a penny. I spend maximum 10 minutes to make it. For consistency reasons, it would be great if both, parents and school used the same tool. Parents, who implemented the idea and applied it [&hellip

Symptoms or Signs of Autism, Simplified

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting

In the previous article “Symptoms or Signs of Autism“, I provided some checklists and descriptions for parents who suspect that their children might have ADS (Autism Spectrum Disorder). In this article I’ll try to re-introduce the subject in a simpler way. *Autism cannot be diagnosed or identified medically. *The screening tools are based on the [&hellip

Symptoms or Signs of Autism

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting

Initially, the blog’s main mission was to provide tips to help parents and educators handle some autism-related problems. But some readers are asking for more information about symptoms or signs of autism, so I decided to incorporate this subject in my blog. I am leaning toward using the word “signs” rather than “symptoms”, since autism [&hellip

The Siblings of An Autistic Child

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting

I am going to talk about a very common mistake many parents of children with autism get caught/trapped into. If the siblings of a child with autism happen to be typically developed (neuro-typical), they usually grow up in an atmosphere different than their peers with typically developed siblings. Having a member of the family with autism, [&hellip